1. hatchet65's Avatar
    Hi guys,
    I used to frequent modmymoto and had the best time messing around with razrs. I have a box full of parts and tools. Anyway, that's not why I am here.

    I want to get an iphone but don't want to get taken advantage of by ATT so I need some help.

    I currently have a treo 680 on a family plan and have unlimited txt on all the phones and a $20 medianet unlimited on my treo. I want to get and iphone, but of course if I go throught the "channels" I will wind up paying ATT more money for less service. What can I do to get an iphone working on my sim without changing anything on ATT's end. Just buy an unlocked iphone and put in my sim card? If that is the case, will I lose any of the cool apps that iphone has like Visual Voicemail? If that's all I need to do, will my medianet still work OK in the absence of wifi?

    I have poured throught the forums here enough to at least know what questions to ask, but any and all info that you have will be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks,

    John
    2008-04-27 06:16 PM
  2. matt.superman's Avatar
    yeah everything should work except Visual voicemail. go buy an iphone and unlock it using pwnage. then you are good. cheaper to buy a regular phone and unlock it yourself
    2008-04-27 08:43 PM
  3. hatchet65's Avatar
    Thanks for your reply. Will I still be able to surf with safari using only medianet and wifi? Does medianet use edge now on the treo?
    2008-04-27 09:03 PM
  4. norcalmike's Avatar
    the iphone data plan is also $20 so whats the difference?
    Black iPhone 4 32gb. MacBook Pro (but still have a Gateway Desktop running Windows 7 Professional)
    2008-04-27 09:22 PM
  5. iphonejeff's Avatar
    if you unlock you can make it use the internet from that carrier
    2008-04-27 09:23 PM
  6. hatchet65's Avatar
    the iphone data plan is also $20 so whats the difference?
    The contract and the fact that I will have to pay an additional $20($40 data + unlimited txt) just to have unlimited text msgs on the iphone.
    2008-04-27 09:33 PM
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